patterns & practices

patterns & practices

lessons in patterns and practices

Lessons Learned in patterns & practices

I've been a part of the Microsoft patterns & practices team for several years.  I've shipped a lot of things and learned a lot...

Customer Connected Engineering at patterns & practices

This post is a write up of how we do Customer-Connected Engineering on the Microsoft patterns & practices team. Our Customer-Connected Engineering process has been a key part of our success and impact in the software industry. While this write up is about how patterns & practices implements Customer Connected Engineering, you might find that you can tailor and adapt some of the principles for your scenario or context.

Engineering Practices Frame

One of my earlier projects on the patterns & practices team at Microsoft was originally called Life-Cycle Practices.  Later, I renamed it to Life-Cycle...

patterns & practices Solution Engineering

This is one of my favorite figures that shows how we do solution engineering in patterns & practices at Microsoft:   Architectural Scenarios It all starts with...
Collaboration Workspace

Microsoft patterns & practices Agile Workspace Tour

This post is a walk through the halls of our Microsoft patterns & practices team workspace. Ward Cunningham among others was a big influence...